BirminghamGeolocation: 33.4191, -86.6596

Terracon is an employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. We offer clients across the country practical cost-effective solutions from more than 140 offices. By anticipating project requirements and adapting to challenges, we make it easy for you to work with us. We approach every project – large or small – with your business objectives in mind. This focus results in projects being completed accurately and on schedule.

2147 Riverchase Office Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35244

Phone: (205) 942 1289
Fax: (205) 443 5302




Terrell Rippstein, P.G., Office Manager
Jerry Smith, P.E., Geotechnical Department Manager

Key Projects

Birmingham Shuttlesworth International AirportGeolocation: 33.5614, -86.7516
The Birmingham office was hired in 2009 to provide geotechnical engineering services totaling close to $94,000 for the terminal modernization at the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport. The project, scheduled to begin construction in early 2011, consists of an approximately 87,250 square foot addition to the existing terminal as well as an expansion of the existing apron, a new fuel farm, and elevator additions for the parking deck. Services provided by Terracon included the drilling of 50 SPT and rock core borings and preparation of geotechnical recommendations for earthwork,…

 Terracon works with the City of Talledega brownfields program to provide environmental and site redevelopment consulting services.
City of Talladega Brownfields ProgramGeolocation: 33.4359, -86.1058
Terracon currently provides various environmental and site redevelopment consulting services in connection with the City of Talladega Brownfields Program. The City is partnering with Terracon to perform Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments and related projects within the Battle Street Corridor from the courthouse square west to the Talladega College Campus and AIDB Fort Lashley Campus. Terracon provides environmental engineering and testing services on a consistent basis in support of the City's Brownfields Program. Terracon also provides community outreach and ongoing…

Parker High SchoolGeolocation: 33.5207, -86.8025
Gallet, a Terracon Company provided the geotechnical investigation along with Special Inspections and materials engineering and testing services for a new high school for Birmingham City Schools. This project consisted of a new High School that included three separate multi-level buildings, a gymnasium, parking lots, roadways, roadway turn-lane expansions, athletic fields, a field house and a football stadium. Construction materials engineering and testing services included fill placement monitoring, soil compaction testing, shallow foundation evaluations, f-numbers verification, reinforcing…